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Title : Associate Attorney

Location : Ohio - Cleveland
Refer to Job # LYLT808789

Associate Attorney Duties: Acts with the highest ethical standards both as a legal professional and as a member of the Firm. Actively promotes professionalism, collegiality and diversity within and outside the Firm. Directly and indirectly contributes to the financial success of the Firm. Delivers excellent customer service to internal and external clients. Represents clients at legal, administrative and other proceedings as assigned. Researches and interprets laws, rulings, and regulations and formulates legal opinions for review. Identifies causes of action and prepares lawsuits based upon an investigation of facts and applicable laws and procedures. Conducts discovery in conformity with applicable rules. Interviews clients and witnesses in preparation for legal proceedings. Reviews, drafts, and/or dictates legal briefs, correspondence, pleadings, and other legal documents. Acts in compliance with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and other applicable consumer protection statutes and regulations. Participates in the development of strategy, arguments, and testimony in preparation for presentation of cases. Represents and promotes the firm within the community and at public, social, and business gatherings as appropriate. Monitors routine case files to formulate next course of action and ensure deadlines are maintained. Assigns and reviews the work of department staff, as required. Develops and maintains relationships with current clients. Negotiates with individuals to achieve final resolution of cases, arrange legal settlements, and resolve routine issues, as assigned. Completes both required and applicable optional learning classes and opportunities. Complete all required training applicable to assigned position. Additional duties as requested or required. Qualifications: JD Degree and must hold a current, valid state license to practice law, and practice according to the rules of professional conduct and ethical standards as required by the attorney's licensing state. 1-3 years of relevant high volume legal experience, preferably in the Debtor/Creditor field. Litigation experience preferred.

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